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Office Mix screencasting tool enters public preview following Adobe Voice release

Yesterday, Office Mix was a private preview. Today, it's public. For now, however, the two pieces of software work on different platforms.

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Microsoft invigorates Office with Office Mix

Microsoft has opened a private preview of Office Mix, which pumps up staid Office presentations with interactive features.

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How to save big bucks on Office 365

Think you have to pay $100 a year to get the full benefits of Office 365? If you play your cards right and know a few savvy tricks, you could get it for almost half that.

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Study: Microsoft Office applications barely used by many employees

Migration to cloud apps could save a fortune, a study says. It also reveals some disturbing trends about how infrequently used these "essential" apps really are.

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4 Office for iPad alternatives

You need an Office 365 subscription to unlock the full power of Office for iPad. Not ready to commit? These all-in-one office apps can still get you by.

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Word’s secret design sizzle: Learn the built-in tools for better-looking documents

Word offers a trove of templates, color schemes and other handy tools to make your documents look surprisingly professional.

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Microsoft takes fight to Google’s home turf with Office Online Apps

Putting its productivity apps in the Chrome Web Store is Microsoft's latest move to make Office the suite for all platforms.

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Microsoft beefs up Office Online

The browser-based versions of Word, Excel, PowerPoint and OneNote are being updated, with Chrome support added as well.

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5 key things Windows XP users need to know before buying a new PC

XP has just days of official support left. If you're thinking about buying a new PC, here are a few tips to help you navigate the aisles of your local electronics retailer.

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Office for iPad apps top 12 million downloads in one week

One week later and Office for iPad is still on top of the iTunes charts with more than 12 million downloads.